NYER's CEO Rob Levin shares the articles and information he's been thinking about lately. What have you been reading?
Are unlimited days off the new normal?
We are moving towards a temp and freelance economy. I wrote about this topic recently. This article focuses on how companies will use temps and temp agencies to get around the Healthcare Act.
Uncertainty is certainly freezing decisions with bigger companies. I think some smaller companies are holding off too (even if just subconsciously). Given Congress' track record of not doing much of anything over the past few years, I am not sure that politicians will take the actions necessary to provide more clarity. Given that, what's your plan to hedge against, or leverage uncertainty?
This isn’t just the story of Panera. This is the story of how Ron Shaich, who bought Panera while CEO of Au Bon Pain, sold the golden goose (Au Bon Pain) to focus on Panera. Even more insightful is how he made his decisions along his journey.
Robert Levin is the Editor-in-Chief and Publisher of The New York Enterprise Report. Levin has extensive experience with midsize and small businesses, having previously held CEO, CFO, and COO positions with companies in several industries. He is also a contributor for The Huffington Post. Levin can be reached at email@example.com and (212) 307-6760.